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Body - Loud Luxury

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Body - Loud Luxury

Taking some time away from my list, and reading the things that Andrew was writing for Save the World, has put it back into perspective for me what this is all about for me. I started out with the idea that this list would be about the everyday struggles that come from being a human, and providing a soundtrack to those struggles to help you overcome them….

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The Owls - Yotto

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The Owls - Yotto

And so here we are - we've come to the end of our little experiment in playlist swapping and you know what?  I've bloody loved it!  I hope you haven't been too freaked out by the slightly different flavor brought to the list.  Who knows - maybe at some point in the future Matt'll let me come back…

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Handlebars - Flobots

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Handlebars - Flobots

Aside from the villains of the MCU and DC Comics – have you ever stopped to wonder what the world needs saving from?  It’s easy to focus on the alien overlord and understand his need for galactic domination – it’s big and tangible and thankfully we have someone in a cape who will defend us – but in the real world – things are a little less clear…

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Himalaya - Ellipsis

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Himalaya - Ellipsis

Life is a crazy ass thing - one minute you're strolling along, minding the world's business, acting out the role of superhero and wondering - what if this is all there is?  Suddenly you're pulled out of your body and replaced by something else - something weird - something foreign - something possibly Scottish!…

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Kerala - Bonobo

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Kerala - Bonobo

Following in the same vein as last week's entry, Bonobo's 'Kerala' is a super-chill fest that's gotten me through some pretty hard work over the weekend.

It always seems to happen that whenever Britain has some good weather, I'm cooped up inside working on an important deadline. It's worth it though; playing the long game always pays off in the end, so if missing out on a bit of a tan this weekend is the price for some hard earned success, I can handle that!..

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Clarity - Ellipsis

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Clarity - Ellipsis

Writing up this week's entry has been such a bizarre experience. Normally I'm not one to be stuck for something to say, but writing about my own track is like staring into the looking glass the wrong way. Now I know that that's an Alice in Wonderland reference, but I'm not really sure I understand it, so interpret it whichever way you want. 

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I Could Be The One - Noonie Bao Acoustic Mix - Avicii, Nicky Romero

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I Could Be The One - Noonie Bao Acoustic Mix - Avicii, Nicky Romero

The news of Avicii's death this week shook me pretty hard. To lose such a talented person is always tragic (and it comes off the back of the death of Stephen Hawking last month, another huge hero of mine), but when that person is hardly a year older than you it reminds you that death really doesn't care how old or how successful you are. It reminds you that you really have to live life properly, and not waste it on pointless bollocks…

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Rise and Shine - Deorro

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Rise and Shine - Deorro

I've been a very busy little bee recently. I can't say what I've been working on just yet, but believe me, it's exciting. 

When you're deep in the headspace forest, you tend to come across a lot of strange and interesting psychological creatures, and not all of them are friendly. If you've ever completely thrown yourself into a creative project, you'll know what I mean...

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Mein War (feat. Julia) - Dakon First

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Mein War (feat. Julia) - Dakon First

Every once in a while, we get a track sent to us that catches us quite off-guard. Sure, we've spent the past few months talking about the victories we overcome in our daily lives (and the music we listen to as the soundtrack to those victories), but it's easy to forget that there are people out there going through a much more dangerous form of struggle. The kind that can get you killed...

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Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac

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Little Lies - Fleetwood Mac

If you told me I could only ever listen to one band for the rest of my life, well first of all I'd say you were a bit of a dick for forcing such an unnecessary restriction on me. But if you insisted, because that's just the way you are, I'd answer with Fleetwood Mac. When it comes to taking you on a journey, there's just no one quite like the Mac.

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